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The Legacy of Alexander: Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda Under the Successors By Albert Brian Bosworth,

  • Title: The Legacy of Alexander: Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda Under the Successors
  • Author: Albert Brian Bosworth
  • ISBN: 9780199285150
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
  • This major study by a leading expert is dedicated to the thirty years after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC It deals with the emergence of the Successor monarchies and examines the factors which brought success and failure Some of the central themes are the struggle for pre eminence after Alexander s death, the fate of the Macedonian army of conquest, and theThis major study by a leading expert is dedicated to the thirty years after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC It deals with the emergence of the Successor monarchies and examines the factors which brought success and failure Some of the central themes are the struggle for pre eminence after Alexander s death, the fate of the Macedonian army of conquest, and the foundation of Seleucus monarchy Bosworth also examines the statesman and historian Hieronymus of Cardia, concentrating on his treatment of widow burning in India and nomadism in Arabia Another highlight is the first full analysis of the epic struggle between Antigonus and Eumenes 318 316 , one of the most important and decisive campaigns of the ancient world.
    The Legacy of Alexander Politics Warfare and Propaganda Under the Successors This major study by a leading expert is dedicated to the thirty years after the death of Alexander the Great in BC It deals with the emergence of the Successor monarchies and examines the factors

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    1. The simple truth is that until recently there has been basically no modern literature about the Successor period and for that reason alone makes this book a necessary read for anybody interested in what happened after death of Alexander the Great However, as valuable and necessary this contribution to studies of classical world is, it also has a major flaw It is a hardcore academic study of few, VERY specific events that took place during that time Further, author expects from the reader at leas [...]

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